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Southern Maine Middle School Hockey League Guidelines

The League recommends the following guidelines for all member programs:

  1. Provide a safe and healthy environment for all participants;
  2. Provide an opportunity for all new players who wish to play hockey;
  3. Provide a fair and equal opportunity for all to participate in this sport;
  4. Adopt a philosophy which attempts to reduce the number who become disenchanted and drop out;
  5. Provide an opportunity for those who wish to advance in a more competitive environment;
  6. Provide qualified adult leadership;
  7. Place a primary emphasis on the formal education of players and a de-emphasis on the excessive competition and a win-at-all-costs attitude;
  8. Emphasize sportsmanship at all times. 
The Mariner Cup

The Mariner Cup